Egyptology is the study of Ancient Egypt. It falls under both history and archaeology. Someone who studies or works in this field is called an Egyptologist.
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Ibn Wahshiyya's 985 CE translation of the Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph alphabet
Hieroglyphs and depictions transcribed by Ippolito Rosellini in 1832
A section of the Papyrus of Ani showing cursive hieroglyphs